Facilities & Hours of Operation:

Recreation Main Office Recreation 61 Locust St.
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(603) 516-6401

Mon-Fri 8am to 4pm

Ice Arena Recreation 110 Portland Ave.
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(603) 516-6060

Mon-Fri 8am to 10pm

Sat-Sun 7:30am to 10pm

Indoor Pool Recreation 6 Henry Law Ave.
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(603) 516-6441

Please Check Indoor Pool Page as Hours are subject to change

Jenny Thompson Outdoor Pool Recreation 140 Portland Ave.
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(603) 516-6085

Open June- Through Labor Day

McConnell Fitness Center & Butterfield Gym Recreation 61 Locust St.
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(603) 516-6401

Mon-Fri 7am to 9pm
Sat-Sun 9am-4pm

Senior Center Recreation 61 Locust St.
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(603) 516-6436

Mon-Fri 9am to 3pm

Welcome to Dover Recreation

The Recreation Department plans, implements and supports recreational opportunities that are educational and enjoyable for Dover citizens of varied ages, interests and abilities. These services are provided from the City locations of the McConnell Center, which includes the Dover Community Senior Center, the Dover Indoor Pool, the Jenny Thompson Outdoor Pool, and the Dover Ice Arena as well as various outdoor facilities and parks throughout the City. Our main offices are located at the McConnell Center; 61 Locust Street in Dover.

What's New!

Summer Playgrounds Program
Green Wave Tennis Camp
Green Wave Girls Basketball Camp 
Green Wave Boys Basketball Camp
Music/Theater Camps
- Summer 2016!
Granite State Track & Field!

Adult Fitness Classes - includes Muscle Power, Interval Strength and Yoga.  We've added an extra day of beginner yoga!

Zumba® -  Wednesdays & Sundays!

Have you heard about the Henry Law Park Improvement Project?  Click here to learn more - including how you can help!

Spring/Sports Sign-ups 2016:  Spring/Fall Sports sign-ups will be held March 2nd from 6-8pm & March 5th from 9am - 12pm Some leagues require early sign-ups so don't wait!  Click here to view the flyer with 2016 information.   PLEASE NOTE: Any questions about these leagues should be directed to the contacts on the form - NOT the recreation department! They are better able to answer questions about their leagues and schedules.

Did you know...that the McConnell Center and Dover Recreation have a fitness center with memberships and daily rates available? Click here to check it out!

Travel with us! 
You do not have to be a member of the Senior Center to go on these trips - you just have to have a sense of adventure! Most trips offer early sign-ups discounts, include travel insurance and round trip transportation to Logan Airport!  Call Krista at (603)516-6422 for more information.

June 24 - July 2, 2016:  Northern California's Finest!  This tour blends San Francisco with the beauty of California's national parks and scenic Lake Tahoe, Carmel, and Monterey.  Enjoy wine tasting in Sonoma, see a Wild West mining town, and take in the beauty of Yosemite National Park.  Witness the world's largest sequoia trees in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.   Email Krista with questions.  Click here to learn more details!

August 15 -20, 2016:  Canadian Maritimes!  Join us for a 6-day trip including New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, the Bay of Fundy, the "Anne of Green Gables" House and Acadia National Park!  Click here to view the flyer.  $991/pp dbl members; $1021/pp dbl not-yet-members.

September 10 - 17, 2016:  Introduction to Ireland!  Visit the best of Ireland on this ideal introductory tour of the Emerald Isle.  See the highlights in Dublin.  Stop in Kildare at the Irish National Stud, in St. Patrick's Cashel, and in Tipperary.  Head to Limerick then enjoy two nights in Ennis where an included excursion to the Cliffs of Moher lets you take in the stunning views.  Visit Rathburn Farm, ferry across the Shannon and travel around the Ring of Kerry.  Overnight in Killarney and visit Blarney.  In Waterford visit the House of Waterford Crystal.  Visit Avoca and cross the Wicklow Mountains then return to Dublin.  Email Krista for more information!

Looking for information on the Dog Park in Dover? Follow this link to learn more!